Postdoctoral Research Scholar

Location
Raleigh
Posted
Apr 25, 2018
Position Type
Postdoc
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Position Number: 00106909

Essential Job Duties: The candidate's research projects will focus on transboundary and human infectious disease, where spatial and temporal dimensions will be applied to health surveillance. The development of epidemiological tools to investigate the occurrence and spread, providing science-based support for decision-makers with regard to prevention and control are expected. The candidate will work in a multidisciplinary team with veterinary epidemiologists, public health researchers. Conduct research and provide technical assistance to the PI, students, and trainees on data analysis, and other miscellaneous problems related to epidemiology and/or data analytics.

Minimum Education/Experience:

Department Required Skills: N/A

Preferred Experience, Skills, Training/Education: The postdoctoral associate will have Ph.D. degree in Veterinary Medicine or in a relevant quantitative discipline (DVM, ecology, epidemiology, engineering, applied mathematics, physics, statistics and related fields). Proficiency in programming with R or similar open-source platform. Strong oral and writing skills are necessary. Desired qualifications include good communication and experience and interested in developing proposals. Previous experience with spatial and spatio-temporal analysis or biogeographic approaches including niche modeling or machine learning algorithms. Experience developing and implementing spatial and spatio-temporal model is desirable. Applicants must have the ability to work independently and in collaboration.

Necessary Licenses and Certifications: N/A

AA/EOE: NC State University is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, gender identity, age, sexual orientation, genetic information, status as an individual with a disability, or status as a protected veteran.

Individuals with disabilities requiring disability-related accommodations in the application and interview process, please call 919-515-3148. Final candidates are subject to criminal & sex offender background checks. Some vacancies also require credit or motor vehicle checks. If highest degree is from an institution outside of the U.S., final candidates are required to have their degree verified at "www.wes.org":http//wes.org. Degree must be obtained prior to start date.

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